2024 Spring/Summer New Releases - ERTL Farm Toys

Posted by Bill Walters on May 28th 2024

2024 Spring/Summer New Releases ERTL Farm ToysGreetings from Dyersville!As soon as you think winter is over, mother nature sends us some more snow. The nice thing about spring snow is that it doesn’t last long. As we look into Summer now we are excited for the Summer Farm Toy Show coming up in June!I apologize for the long delay in getting out this blog. I did some traveling, including a …
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History of Making Toys and New Products!

Posted by Bill Walters on Nov 21st 2023

Greetings from Dyersville! I can’t believe it is already November. Where has the time gone? The National Farm Toy Show has just finished up and we have a few surprises for everyone! Hopefully many of you were be able to attend the show and see them for yourself.This past October was special to me as I reached the 30th anniversary of working here at Ertl/TOMY. A lot has changed over these …
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New 2023 Farm Show Replicas and More Updates!

Posted by Bill Walters on Aug 10th 2023

Greetings from Dyersville! It’s definitely feels like summer here in Dyersville! We’ve had some hot and dry weeks coming into July. Thankfully we’re getting enough rain to keep the crops moving forward. With all the heat and dry weather, I’ve been watering my apple tree. It actually has some apples this year, so I’m doing my best to see if I can get a decent crop this year!New 2023 Farm S …
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ERTL Survivor Replica Tractors

Posted by ERTL on Jun 14th 2023

The First Replica In December of 2016, our New Holland contact reached out to ERTL to tell us that New Holland had purchased at auction a 1939 Ford 9N tractor that had been painted purple and marketed as the “Survivor” tractor by Charles Beaver. The purple color represents hope, all types of cancer, and people who have survived the disease. He asked if ERTL could produce a replica of the …
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